Art 1 : Categories of vehicles admitted to the events :

  • Electric Unicycle (EUC)
  • Electric Scooter
  • All-terrain e-skate, all-terrain air wheels (strapped or not strapped)
  • Street e-skate with urethane wheels
  • Onewheel

1 COMPETITOR = 1 BIB = 1 TRANSPONDER.
IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO REGISTER IN 2 DIFFERENT CATEGORIES.
FREE CHOICE OF GEAR MODEL FOR E- CUPS WITHIN THE SAME FAMILY.

 

Art 2 : The purchase of a Competitor ticket includes :

  • participation to the Global Challenge time trial for Electric Unicycles, All-Terrain E-sk8  and E-MTB :
    – Cross
    – Street
    – Slalom agility
  • the possibility to register for E-Cups :
    – Street Cup
    – Skate-cross
    – Rally-Raid
    The registration is unique and valid for all E-Cups.

E-Cups are optional and reserved for adults. Each race has its own rules. The number of participants is limited to 32 for the Skate-cross and Street Cup races, but no such limit exists for the Rally-Raid. Each E-Cup will have its dedicated podium at the end of the event. More info => FAQ

  • unlimited access to the following areas :
    – skate-cross circuit
    – Air Bag (according to schedules)
    – 24/7 Guarded paddock

The rules of each event are specified in the section “Event Rules”.

Art 3 : The Global Challenge races are open to competitors aged 12 and over.
Youngsters must be under the responsibility of an adult, a parental authorisation will be requested for the registration of a competitor under 18.
Categories of competitors (valid for each type of vehicle) :

  • Teens aged 12 to 14
  • Adult men
  • Adult women

Art 4 : By registering, each participant certifies that he/she has good enough control of his/her machine and is in the required physical condition to participate to the races.
The organisers reserves their right to exclude a participant who does not have the required level to participate in the events, or whose physical condition is judged to be insufficient.
A liability waiver must be signed by each competitor in order to take part in the events.

Art 5 : Required protections for all races :

  • Electric unicycles and non-strapped electric skates: helmet, knee pads, elbow pads.
  • Strapped electric skates: helmet, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads, back protection.
  • Electric scooter: helmet, gloves, knee pads, elbow pads.
  • Onewheel: helmet, knee pads, elbow pads.

Some E-cups races require additional protective gear, in addition to the aforementioned equipment :

  • Skate cross & Street event: Back protection for all competitors

Any competitor who shows up at the start of an event without the required protection will be disqualified and will not be allowed to start the race.

Art 6 : The Electric Games take place in a good-natured atmosphere and requires sporting attitude. Spirit of fair play, camaraderie and the strict observance of the rules of each event is expected  from all competitors.
Any non observance of these rules may result in exclusion, without being able to claim any kind of reimbursement or compensation.

Art 7 : The consumption of alcohol and narcotics is forbidden to all participants on all circuits.

Art 8 : Race referees will be in charge of ensuring that the rules are respected. No decision of the race referees may be contested.

Art 9 : Each competitor must wear his/her race number visibly, only on his/her chest or back.

Art 10 : A sticker will be affixed to each registered vehicle, it must be visible during the timed events.

Art 11 : In case of breakage, loss or theft of equipment, the organisers of the Electric Games cannot be held responsible. No refund or compensation for the stolen or damaged equipment or the participation in the events will be given.

Art 12 : The association Passion Ride has subscribed a Civil Liability insurance via Allianz in accordance with the French Sports Code (L.321-1, D321-1) covering the competitors registered during the trials and competitions on the marked circuits.
Outside of the events, at times and places defined as such, the Passion Ride association cannot be held responsible for any liability concerning the civil responsibility of visitors, competitors and exhibitors for any damage or harm for which they may be responsible under their compulsory Civil Liability insurance, both within the site and the marked out areas of the event and on the public highway, which they must cover by their own personal insurance and/or specific insurance for a motorised land vehicle.

RACES RULES AND REGULATIONS

TIMED EVENTS
GLOBAL CHALLENGE

 

  • Instructions: Before the start of each event, the rules will be given to the riders during a quick mandatory briefing.
  • Overtaking : Overtaking must be done exclusively in areas where the visibility and width of the track are sufficient.
    The competitor wishing to overtake must signal his presence and his intention to overtake by specifying which side he wishes to overtake by saying “I pass on the left, or right”.
    The slowest competitor must shift to the opposite side and allow himself to be overtaken.
  • Priority: the competitor who is on the inside of a turn always has priority over the one on the outside.
  • Breakdown: In case of a technical problem, the competitor must immediately move to the edge of the track or outside the limits if possible and signal his or her presence to the other competitors.
  • Manoeuvres deemed dangerous may be sanctioned by the exclusion of the competitor from the event concerned.
    Each competitor will be equipped with a transponder for time measurement purposes.

RANKINGS AND PODIUMS

  • The times achieved by the competitors in each event will be added together at the end of the qualifications rounds to obtain a provisional ranking.
  • The 20 best competitors in each category will be qualified for the grand final on Sunday afternoon.
  • The lowest ranked competitors will participate in the small final on Sunday morning.
  • 1 podium per category and per race

CROSS RACE

  • Dates: qualifications on Saturday 31st July, finals on Sunday 1st August.
  • Individual start with a 10 second interval between each competitor.
  • Qualifications : Competitors have a 30 minute slot to make their best time within the limit of 3 runs.
  • Teenagers of all categories are grouped together in the same run.
  • Final: Only 1 timed run per competitor.

STREET RACE

  • Dates: qualifications on Saturday 31st July, finals on Sunday 1st August.
  • Individual start with a maximum of 15 riders on the circuit simultaneously.
  • Qualifications : Competitors have a 30 minute slot to make their best time by doing a maximum of 4 laps.
  • Teenagers of all categories are grouped together in the same run.
  • The 20 best competitors in each category will qualify for the grand final on Sunday afternoon. The lowest ranked competitors will participate in the small final on Sunday morning.
  • Final: 1 run of 4 laps thrown by each competitor.

AGILITY SLALOM RACE

  • Dates: qualifications on Saturday 31st July, finals on Sunday 1st August.
  • 2 circuits side by side, 1 rider per circuit
  • Qualifications : each competitor completes 1 timed run.
  • Teenagers of all categories are grouped together in the same run.
  • The 20 best competitors in each category will be qualified for the grand final on Sunday afternoon. The lowest ranked competitors will participate in the small final on Sunday morning.
  • Final: 1 timed run

THE E-CUPS

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE THREE CUPS

  • Instructions: instructions and reminders of the rules in force will be given to the riders before the start of each race.
  • Additional protection: compulsory back protection for all competitors on the Skate Cross and Street Cup.
  • Minimum age: E-Cups are accessible to adult riders only.
  • Starts: Competitors will be set off in waves of 4 or in a line. Each competitor must behave responsibly and not take any unconsidered risks in order not to be overtaken. No dangerous manoeuvres will be allowed. If this should happen exclusion from the round would be definitive.
  • Overtaking : The competitor who wishes to overtake signals his presence and his intention to overtake by indicating which side he wishes to pass by saying “left” or “right”.
  • Priority: The competitor on the inside of a turn always has priority over the competitor on the outside.
  • Breakdown: In the event of a breakdown, the competitor must immediately move to the edge of the track or outside the limits and signal his presence to the other competitors.
  • Podiums: Each race will have its own podium at the end of each final.

STREET CUP

  • Date: Monday 2 August
  • Maximum 32 Riders per category. If there are more competitors than places available, a selection of competitors will be made taking into account their ranking in the Global Challenge and the date of purchase of their ticket.
  • 4 categories :
    – Electric Unicycle
    – E-scooter
    – Onewheel
    – E-Skate (all types)
  • Departure in waves of 4 according to a list to be drawn up in advance.
  • 3 qualifying runs for each participant, each time with 3 different competitors.
  • Each competitor must be present at the start of the runs on which he is entered, otherwise he will score zero points on the run.
  • 2 laps of the circuit to be covered (1 lap = 650 m).
  • A number of points will be awarded at the end of each run:
    – 1st => 4 points
    – 2nd => 3 points
    – 3rd => 2 points
    – 4th => 1 point
  • This ranking by points will allow the 16 best competitors in each category to advance to the final stages.
  • In the event of a tie on points, the competitor with the best time on the overall challenge will be qualified.
    Final phases :
    – Quarter finals
    – Semi finals
    – Final
  • Departure in waves of 4 riders. 2 laps to go, the 2 best riders move up to the next level, until the final with the 4 last riders.

SKATECROSS

  • Date: Sunday 18th
  • Maximum 32 Riders per category. If there are more competitors than places available, a selection of competitors will be made taking into account their ranking in the Global Challenge and the date of purchase of their ticket.
  • 4 categories :
    – Electric Unicycle
    – E-Scooter
    – Onewheel
    – E-Skate (all types)
  • One side of the circuit is lengthened with chicanes, the “joker lap”.
  • Start at 4, the starting position will be drawn at random.
  • Each round lasts 4 laps, of which 1 obligatory passage through the “joker round”. Disqualification of the round if the joker lap is forgotten.
  • The 2 best of each run continue the other 2 are eliminated.
    4 Runs :
    –  Rounds of 16
    –  Quarter finals
    – Semi finals
    – Final

RALLYE-RAID

  • Date: Monday 19th
  • No limit on the number of riders
  • Mass start for all competitors registered according to a protocol specific to each EDPM.
  • Competitors will have to do 3 consecutive off-road laps (about 8 km).
  • A qualification phase
  • the top 20 make the final
  • The best in each category wins the race.
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